Earlier this month I enjoyed an hour in the company of Malcolm Balk (courtesy of Skype). Malcolm is an inspirational Alexander Technique (AT) teacher and running coach based in Montreal. He travels all over the world teaching runners of all ages and stages to transform their technique and improve their performance. Over the past 20 years Malcolm has transformed the way thousands of people run: he is to running what Steven Shaw is to swimming.How did you get into the Alexander Technique?In 1979 ...
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Andy Kemp grew up in the Solomon Islands. With easy access to the sea he was very at home in the water from an early age, but never had any swimming tuition. In 2005 he began to take part in triathlons, but found the swimming to be his biggest challenge. In 2006 he won a voucher for Champneys and spent it wisely on an Art of Swimming / Art of Running weekend. He has never looked back …Why swimming? I really couldn’t swim front crawl properly and knew that I would have to learn if I wanted to pr...